In April 2012, the turnover in manufacturing industry increased by 0.8%Turnover in industry and construction - April 2012

In April 2012, the turnover rose in the manufacturing industry (+0.8%). It declined in March (–1.7%). Exports were steady (0.0%), after –3,7% in March.

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Paru le : 02/07/2012
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Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.

In April 2012, the turnover rose in the manufacturing industry (+0.8%). It declined in March (–1.7%). Exports were steady (0.0%), after –3,7% in March.

In April 2012, the turnover was up in the other manufacturing (+1.0%), particularly in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (+7.6%).

The turnover increased in April 2012 in the manufacture of transport equipment, particularly in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+3.7%).

Over the same period, the turnover also grew in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+1.1%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+1.1%).

On the contrary, the turnover fell in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–1.1%) in April 2012.

In April 2012, the turnover of the industry as a whole (B to E) modestly increased (+0.2%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: INSEE

In the last quarter (Q/Q–1), the turnover in the manufacturing industry was broadly flat (+0.1%). It declined in the manufacture of transport equipment (–2.4%) but rose in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+4.4%).

Year-on-year (Q/Q–4), the turnover went up (+1.8%) in the manufacturing industry.

IRtab5 – Turnover in industry and construction

s.a. and w-d.a. data –2005 = 100
Turnover in industry and construction
Nace Classification Change in %
Sectors Weight** April/ March March/ Feb. Q/Q–1 (1) Q/Q–4 (1)
BE : INDUSTRY 8022 0.2 –0.8 0.3 2.1
CZ : MANUFACTURING 7167 0.8 –1.7 0.1 1.8
Of which Exports 1017 0.0 –3.7 –0.3 0.4
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1131 1.1 –1.9 1.5 4.3
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 461 1.1 –5.4 4.4 11.3
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 927 –1.1 –0.9 –0.3 0.9
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1383 1.5 –7.1 –2.4 0.0
(C5): Other manufacturing 3265 1.0 0.8 –0.1 0.3
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 855 –3.8 5.4 1.9 4.8
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 1978 0.2 –1.1 –1.2 2.6
  • ** 10000=B..F
  • (1) Last three months / three previous months
  • (2) Last three months / three same months of previous year
  • The codes correspond to different levels of aggregation of the NACE classification.
  • Source: INSEE